Feb. 11, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), the Port Authority of
and JFK International Air Terminal LLC (JFKIAT) will continue expansion at John F.
International Airport with a
project that will add 11 gates and 75,000 square feet to Terminal 4's Concourse B. Delta has committed an additional
for information technology enhancements. The new project is in addition to the previously announced
$1.2 billion redevelopment
at Terminal 4 set to open in May.
"This additional expansion project at Terminal 4 is another in a long line of substantial investments we are making in
, Delta's chief executive officer. "As we continue to bring benefits to Delta people, Delta customers and the citizens of
with significant enhancements to our JFK hub, we are thankful to have great entities to partner with including the Port Authority of
, JFKIAT and Schiphol Group."
"This continued expansion project will improve
's infrastructure and make JFK Terminal 4 a world class facility to serve New Yorkers and visitors," Governor Cuomo said. "This investment by Delta, the Port Authority of
, JFKIAT and Schiphol Group will provide a boost for the local economy and create jobs for the community. As a major gateway to
, JFK Terminal 4 will be a major asset in the State's efforts to increase tourism in the Empire State."
"Delta's numerous investments in
, including the expansion of Terminal 4, are key to strengthening our economy and maintaining
New York City
's position as a top tourist destination," said
New York City
. "The jobs that result from this continued expansion are important to our city and its economy."
"Schiphol Group is proud to play an important role in supporting our partner Delta through this exciting expansion project at JFK," said Jos Nijhuis, CEO Schiphol Group "And we are encouraged that the relationship continues to grow."